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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Spirit of Eden: Nemours” Featuring Color Infrared Photographs by Joe del Tufo

Date Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Categories:  Department of State Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County The Arts

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THE MEZZANINE GALLERY TO EXHIBIT “SPIRIT OF EDEN: NEMOURS”
FEATURING COLOR INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOE DEL TUFO

Approach, Nemours, Wilmington, DE, color infrared photography, 12" x 18", 2012

Approach, Nemours, Wilmington, DE, color infrared photography, 12″ x 18″, 2012

The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Joe del Tufo during the month of April. Spirit of Eden: Nemours will be on view from April 1-29, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, April 1 from 5-7 p.m.

This exhibit will feature new color infrared work including the debut of work done over five years of shooting at the Nemours Garden and Mansion. As del Tufo explains, “I’ve always found Nemours to be an intersection of natural beauty and man-made art.”

His color infrared technique captures heat energy, which makes living objects in sunlight turn white, as if under newly-fallen snow, while maintaining the colors of the sky.

Learn more about Joe del Tufo with our YouTube Meet the Artist video series.

About the Delaware Division of the Arts
The Delaware Division of the Arts is an agency of the State of Delaware. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. Funding for Division programs is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit artsdel.org or call 302-577-8278.

Contact: Leeann Wallett, Program Officer, Communications and Marketing
302-577-8280, 
leeann.wallett@state.de.us

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The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the arts to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit artsdel.org or call 302-577-8278.

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